March 3, 1923 - March 24, 2018
Phoebe Pickering Lord, 95, died March, 24, 2018, at the Halcyon House in Methuen, where she had been lovingly cared for several years. She was the loving wife of the late Allan W. “Bud” Lord, with whom she shared sixty years of marriage. Born in Danvers on March 3, 1923, she was the daughter of William and Grace (Norton) Pickering. She was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Holten High School. Phoebe was employed for thirty years as a Kindergarten teacher, both at the Maple Street Church and the Danvers YMCA. She later worked for several years as a communications operator at General Electric in Wilmington. A lifelong Danvers resident and member of the Maple Street Congregational Church, Phoebe enjoyed gardening and loved animals. She enjoyed spending time with her family at their camp on Pine River Pond in Wakefield, NH. She leaves her children, Mark Lord and his wife Barbara of Hopkinton, William Lord and his wife Diana of Newbury, and Sally DeCaro and her husband John of Stoneham, her grandchildren, Eric, Justin, Heather, Jesse, Jared, and Braden Lord, Christopher DeCaro, and Allison Waldron, and two great-grandchildren, Adalyn and Sawyer. She was predeceased by her brothers, Norton and William “Bud” Pickering. Her Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at noon in C.R. Lyons Sons Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers Square. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Salem. Relatives and friends are invited. Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 10:30AM. In lieu of flowers, donations in Phoebe’s memory may be made to the Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Ave., Salem, MA 01960.
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